The estimator will be responsible for supporting the planning and budgeting processes by providing complete and accurate estimates of material, labor, and total costs associated with the civil portion of transmission substation and line projects. This position will also be responsible for tracking project expenditures. This position will require field visits and may involve occasional overnight travel.
Detailed knowledge of cost estimating and quantity takeoffs.
Detailed knowledge of civil construction methods, equipment, techniques and associated costs.
Detailed knowledge of right-of-way clearing, environmental regulations, and crew support activities and associated costs.
Detailed knowledge of project cost estimating and tracking techniques.
General knowledge of the activities associated with surveying, land acquisition, and obtaining easements.
Detailed knowledge of local, state, and federal regulations governing civil grading design and construction as it relates to NPDES, and general construction principals.
Technical aptitude to understand, evaluate, and estimate civil engineering (grading), initial clearing, environmental, and construction related problems in the field.
Technical ability to read, interpret and apply design criteria and government regulations to design and construction drawings.
Proficient in Microsoft Office products and accounting software
AutoCAD drafting and Civil 3D a plus.
Time management and organizational skills sufficient to manage multiple projects with various priorities and competing deadlines.
Work closely with Construction Services, Transmission Construction, Land Department, and project managers to accurately "scope" estimate requests.
Provide accurate preliminary estimates in a timely fashion in support of the solution team process.
Review and refine estimates of preferred alternatives prior to establishing a final project budget.
Solicit input from Grading Design Engineers, Line Design Engineers, Contractors, Project Managers, TMCs, and Construction Services to assist in providing accurate estimates.
Work closely with individuals in supporting the TEAMS system to ensure accurate estimates of equipment, material, labor, and total costs.
Prepare and track estimates for civil and construction.
Self directed and results-oriented.
Exhibits initiative and takes personal responsibility and ownership of assignments.
Comfortable in a team-oriented environment.
Seeks continual improvement.
Attention to details, accuracy and follow up.
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